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National Recognition for NC Middle Schools

    Seeing schools recognized for exemplary work is especially satisfying given the tenor of the times.  The recognition of Mt. Airy Middle School and Stanford Middle School as Schools to Watch demonstrates their faculties’ commitment to their students and the results they achieve.    Schools to Watch is a 16 year old initiative of the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform to identify … Continue reading

Teacher Retention – Newbies in the Classroom

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has just (March 19, 2014) released a new report that all school leaders need to read and heed. The report points out that 25 years ago the most common teacher in our country’s classrooms had 15 years experience.  Five years ago, the most common teacher was brand new, in her … Continue reading

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